Website of Professor Stephen Calkins



Profile: Stephen Calkins





B.A., 1972, Yale; J.D., 1975, Harvard



Professor Calkins, who served as general counsel of the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC), has published a book and a supplement (as an editor) and many articles and chapters on antitrust and consumer law, the subjects over which the FTC has jurisdiction. He lectures widely throughout the U.S. and abroad, and is the program director for the Conference Board’s annual antitrust conference in New York. Professor Calkins has served as an interim dean at Wayne State, a visiting associate professor at Michigan and Pennsylvania, and a visiting professor at the European Institute of the University of Utrecht. He is a journal editor, a member of the American Law Institute and of the Council of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, and a committee chair and former Council member for the ABA Antitrust Section. He has served as chair and secretary of the Association of American Law School's Section on Antitrust and Economic Regulation, and as counsel to a 1989 ABA study of the Federal Trade Commission. In 2002 he was awarded the ABA Antitrust Section 50th Anniversary Publications Award. As a student, Calkins served as an editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation. Following law school, he clerked for FTC Commissioner Stephen A. Nye. He then practiced with the Washington, D.C., law firm of Covington & Burling until he joined the Wayne State faculty.



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Last Updated: July 1, 2002